GRIZZLY BEARS IN CANADA
Number 3 on International Traveller’s Top 100 things to do in Canada.
GRIZZLY BEARS IN CANADA
5 Day tour from $3,443
PORT HARDY, CANADA
CANADA

Enjoy spectacular Grizzly Bear viewing while staying in a remote floating lodge in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest. This small ecotourism lodge, nestled at the mouth of a pristine salmon river has exclusive access to the surrounding forest, guaranteeing a personalised wilderness adventure.

Tour Highlights
  • FLOATING RAINFOREST LODGE
  • TWICE DAILY BEAR VIEWING TRIPS
  • BREATHTAKING SCENERY
  • GOURMET MEALS
Tour Information
  • Where
    :

    PORT HARDY, CANADA

  • When
    :

    MAY, JUNE, JULY, AUGUST, SEPTEMBER

  • What
    :

    NATURE AND WILDLIFE

Itinerary

Late this morning depart from Vancouver International Airport (South Terminal) for 70 minute flight to Port Hardy. Upon arrival transfer (included) to the town Port Hardy for lunch (own cost) and to explore the town.

Midafternoon your will be transferred to the float plane base for your scenic flight over the Queen Charlotte Strait to the floating lodge. After a brief introduction to the lodge you will go out on your first Grizzly Bear excursion.

In the morning, you will be on the trail of the grizzly bear again after some good coffee and breakfast. A typical viewing session lasts three hours. After a morning of adventure, you will return to the lodge for lunch and a chance to relax.

Spend the early afternoon exploring the surrounding area with a guide. A popular activity is the interpretive rainforest walk, examining bear sign and the general ecology of the area.

In mid-afternoon you will venture out to see the bears before returning to the lodge for dinner. On clear nights, the stars are amazing.

As your stay at the lodge continues, you begin to settle into the natural rhythm of the valley. The bears are generally most active in the early morning and late afternoon hours, which is why the lodge focuses their viewing sessions on these times. Over the course of your stay you will be taken to a variety of sites, depending on the bear activity.

For the afternoon recreation today you may take a guided sea-kayaking tour of the estuary, or a boat cruise to explore the glacier-carved inlet. Or you may prefer to relax and enjoy the view from the lodge. The Great Bear Rainforest is home to many animals, including grey wolves, otters, black bears, mink and bald eagles.

After your parting session with the bears you will enjoy lunch at the Great Bear Lodge. You will be returned to Port Hardy in the afternoon between 4PM and 6PM. Due to unpredictable weather conditions for flights around the lodge and Port Hardy you have a nights accommodation included in Port Hardy.

(not included) Mid-morning to Port Hardy airport
for your return flight to Vancouver International
Airport (South Terminal).

Pricing and Inclusions
Prices
    PRICES FROMTWINSINGLE
    07 MAY – 30 JUN$3,443$4,328
    03 JUL – 19 AUG$3,025$3,778
    20 AUG – 16 OCT$4,867$7,638
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